SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2013:0857-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

In some cases, input events are sent to X servers not currently the VT
owner, allowing a user to capture passwords. This update fixes this
issue. CVE-2013-1940 has been assigned to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0bcb18d7
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1940.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/814653
http://www.nessus.org/u?ccb08a56

Solution :

Update the affected xorg-x11-server package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83587 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59282

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1940

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